Art Bytes

GLENMUIR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WINS US EMBASSY PHOTO COMPETITION

 

Jason Tomlinson, of Glenmuir High School won the US Embassy Black History Month Photo Competition with his black and white photo of a crossing guard securing the safety of pedestrians outside Clarendon’s May Pen Primary School. The competition highlights community unsung heroes. Tomlinson, who shoots with a Nikon D5600, got a MacBook Air at an Exhibition and Reception for the 10 finalists at the US Embassy in Kingston. Second place went to Sherard Little, who had two photos among the 10 finalists; while third place went to Kabian Davidson.

 

Tomlinson began taking photos six years ago he told Loop News he enjoys all types of photography including sports, portraits and photojournalism.

Art Bytes

Jamaican Radcliffe (Ruddy) Roye has been named one of nine 2020-2021 National Geographic Storytelling Fellows.

British actor of Jamaican heritage Clint Dyer is set to direct an upcoming Bob Marley musical, Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Story.

Breakout Film Festival is currently accepting submissions for its July short film contest.

Deborah Anzinger has been chosen as a 2020 Soros Art Fellow.

Jamaican photographer Barry Harley is one of 120 winners of the 61st annual Communications Arts magazine photography competition.

Google recently created a doodle to honour Jamaican-born British activist Olive Morris's 68th birthday.

Pages